On 21 March 2017 at 14:34, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>
> Technical considerations are imho less relevant. What trumps it is
> functionality.

Technical considerations are very relevant if one is doing something
technical, for example developing an iOS app or a maps tile service.

> Our maps have to be good everywhere and as far as I know OSM
> is superior in places where there is profit to be made from maps.

If you choose to ignore the technical difficulties and half of my earlier
email, then yes, that may be true.

> Current maps world wide and historical maps are what we need. How would you
> use the Apple maps for a map of the Ottoman empire?

Given that our maps service does not support this, and will not any time
soon, this is very off-topic.


Dan Garry
Lead Product Manager, Discovery
Wikimedia Foundation
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